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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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September 11, 2013

The Bailey Range; a True Paradise

Client Mike Natucci and guide Aili Farquhar headed out on the sunny morning of July 20th from Second Ascent in Seattle.   Their destination: the Bailey Range, a remote interior sub-range of the Olympic Mountains. [+] READ MORE

September 10, 2013

Clear Skies on Kilimanjaro Climb

Having arrived in Tanzania two days before their custom Kilimanjaro climb, the couple relaxed in the Duluti Lodge waiting for their Mountain Madness guide to meet them for their briefing. On August 6th I arrived and joined them in the lodge for our first briefing. Daniel and Katherine were happy to see me but apprehensive about what lie ahead. [+] READ MORE

September 10, 2013

A Glacier Peak Climb Worth So Much More

To tackle a big and remote mountain like Glacier Peak takes a hefty dose of motivation and determination. The ascent takes five days, and none of them are easy. The trip runs a total of 36 miles round trip, and boasts a total elevation gain of over 8,000ft. For Dennis Matthews, at age 61, this would be a proud achievement. Over many years, Dennis had climbed the other four volcanoes in Washington, including Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, Mt. Baker and Mt. St. Helens. Only Glacier Peak remained. [+] READ MORE

September 6, 2013

Patagonia Exploring

Mountain Madness was invited to attend the first ever "Adventure Travel Week" offered by the Adventure Travel Trade Association hosted in the Magellanes region of Chile. We are excited to refine our trek in Patagonia and take advantage of the stunning adventures the region has to offer. The trip is essentially a ten day tour of the best that the region has to offer in regards to adventure tourism. With an array of travel companies and a handful of travel writers, the group is travelling throughout the region participating in different experiences with the intention of drawing companies to the area.


September 5, 2013

Do I have what it takes to climb Aconcagua?

Aconcagua season is just around the corner! You may have had your sites set on tackling the highest peak in South America. Now's the time to start assessing whether or not you have what it takes, and get your space on one of our expeditions this winter. Below are some steps to getting yourself ready, if you feel like you have what it takes, then give us a call and we'll get you set up! [+] READ MORE